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Attorneys representing inmates in a lawsuit over the quality of health care in Arizona prisons want an appeals court to deny the Department of Correction's bid to throw out a contempt-of-court ruling against its director for failing to adequately improve inmate care.

Still from KTAR

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is celebrating a newly-signed law repealing the state's ban on nunchucks but facing serious Twitter blowback for the stunt because they're still technically illegal.

Yavapai County Courts

A new law will ensure that Prescott retains the 1st Legislative District regardless of how Arizona's 30 districts are redrawn every 10 years.

Debbie Nez Manuel via AP

Debbie Nez-Manuel was 3 years old when her mother disappeared from their home on the Navajo Nation. She turned up dead a few weeks later about an hour's drive away in Gallup, New Mexico.

Ross D. Franklin/AP file

The Arizona Department of Corrections has asked an appeals court to throw out a contempt-of-court ruling against its director and a $1.4 million fine against the state for failing to adequately improve health care for the 33,000 inmates in state-run prisons.

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